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ord four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. captioned by the national captioning institute >> this is abc 7 news at 6:30. >> normally, this time of year we are focusing as sports fans on the redskins. baseball fans are celebrating this historic day. >> the national's and the orioles are both in the playoffs. >> suzanne kennedy is live in st. louis. let's start off with the redskins though. breaking news. >> never a dull moment for washington's boards. at the nationals began their campaign the first pitch in that game rg3 took a hit -- a
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hard one -- and he did not get up laughing this one. in the second quarter gryphon buys himself some time looking to get the first down but he gets a leveled. he laid on the ground for a while. then he underwent concussion tests suffering a mild concussion. the redskins lost 24-17 but all of the talk is on their young franchise quarterback. >> it in the third quarter, he was not sure what the score was with the quarter was. we knew we he had a mild concussion. >> hopefully you will get back soon. just make sure the guys all right. i think he will be all right. >> cards hosting the nats. a soft liner to right.
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nats getting an attitude, leading 3-2 in the bottom of the 8th. >> as we mentioned, suzanne kennedy is in st. louis. "she joins us now live outside of busch stadium. >> some money people have their sights set on this day since baseball returned to d.c. in 2005. take a look behind me pittsburgh transplanted. right now, it's the top of the ninth and we are up -- take a look behind me at the third base side. playoff baseball for nats fans. >> go nats! >> they have been season-ticket
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holders since 2005. >> we are so excited. it's our first playoff game ever. we are grateful our team is doing well. we are so proud. >> i do not think they had expectations to do so well this year. >> the gates open two hours before the first pitch they were among the first in the stadium. >> we have been a season ticket holders cents a game 1. >> i grew up an orioles fan because there was no team. i would really love to see an orioles-nationals world series. >> he made the trip of a lifetime with his 13 year-old son. >> it's great. now we get to see some of the
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good come out of it. it's fantastic. >> it's incredible to see them here. it means a lot. >> back live here in st. louis. a lot of cardinals fans heading out besides there is still another inning left. game two will be tomorrow. nats are hoping for at least 1 win going into wednesday. reporting live from st. louis suzanne kennedy abc 7 news. >> let's switch to the weather situation. damp, and and cold today. pepco says 1500 residents are without power. >> let's check in with adam caskey. >> we will be below average for
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the rest of the work week. it is damp outside. here is the area. we have more rain moving into the north even up to interstate 70. it has been one of those days. gray damp, and that off and on light rain. 52 after a high of only 56. 48 in gaithersburg. the coolest air this far is in play. frost advisory far west of washington the dark blue counties. and a freeze warning for garrett county allegany, and west. i will be back with people for catholic now how cold and where -- for the full forecast to let
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you know how cool and where. >> it seems everyone was not prepared. >> we were lulled by the summer weather. today's weather was just plain lousy. there is definitely a chill in the air and it looks like gautama's here at last. -- autumn is here at lst. >> great college football weather. >> abroad shorts. i thought it was going to be warm. >> it ended up being like 50 degrees. >> busy saturday on taste of bethesda, but sunday nobody eating downside. the river, quite yet. -- ther river, quiet.
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>> the normal is about 71. normally packed the volleyball courts are deserted. >> it's chilly, but i like it. >> it was so hot out running and now it's freezing and draining. what that means plenty of bundled up tourists on the national mall. >> but residents are not fazed. >> we're used to this in michigan. >> on the waterfront, they are not about to let a little autumn chill send them below the debt. >> we still get people even when it is like hurricane weather. it's crazy. but the rain continues to fall on the water. we should not feel bad. it is autumn. here is some food for thought. one year ago we had the october
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29th snowstorm snow-tober. live from alexandria, richard reeve, abc 7 news. >> now to a developing story out of alexandria. one man is dead and police are on the hunt for his killer. as roz plater reports they have one thing working in their favor. >> this is what people who live in the normally quiet neighborhood woke up to. fairfax county police everywhere. multiple evidence markers and word that a homicide had occurred. it collects a homicide? that's crazy. -- >> a homicide? that just does not happen out here. >> it happened about two in the morning. they have identified the victim as 30-year-old mark ives.
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>> we have not identified any possible weapons. we are not sure exactly what killed mr. ives. >> they saw a trail of blood on the sidewalk leading up to the front of the house. he had recently moved here from florida with a girlfriend and this is a bit unsettling. >> this is the first time i remember this happen. this is a great neighborhood. it's a little shocking. >> this does not mean it's not a safe place. it's not like there is a madman running around hurting people. >> roz plater from alexandria. new information tonight on the deadly meningitis outbreak. >> also, the clock is ticking down to election day. how both presidential candidates
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spent their sunday. >> my to people living in this country [ malemannouncer ] who
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will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the same organization says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "noa tax hike on the middle class." wantofroof? read the non-partisan study for yourself at o obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message.
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>> you are watching abc 7 news at 6:30. >> the pharmacy that distributed the steroid linked to the deadly fungal meningitis has issued a voluntary recall. the announced their decision today. it spans nine states including maryland and virginia and has killed at least seven. u.s. health officials reported an additional 27 cases today increasing the total number to 91. >> taking a look at vote 2012. both candidates taking an opportunity to get out on the campaign trail. romney spent the day in florida trying to boost his chances in that critical swing state. obama is that a campaign events
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in california. on the sunday talk show circuit there were still talking about the debate. >> we had a good week. we need to have a good one this began the week after. >> i will not take away from his masterful performance. he did a superb acting job. he did everything but learn to tap dance. >> up next on the debate calendar, a vice presidential debate face-off. >> venezuelan immigrants have made the journey to louisiana to vote in today's presidential election elie their homeland. people started lining up early this morning outside the venezuelan consulate to pass their ballot for the incumbent hugo chavez or the young opponent. they closed down the miami
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consulate. >> we drove 23 hours to come here. a further reason to stay in your house secure in venezuela. it does not matter you vote for. vote. >> people from as many as 10 states travel to new orleans. >> a cold and damp sunday. will it be th
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alexis douglas: i can remember when i was younger and... my family was not necessarily financially stable. we were poor.
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anncr: then alexis got a job at the mgm casino in michigan. and it changed her life. alexis: i started as a wardrobe clerk. but then i was able to work my way up. i got a 401k, i have health insurance... and i make great money. anncr: in maryland, question seven will create... twelve thousand jobs. from hotel and restaurant staff to accountants... and construction workers. alexis: if you want a great place to work with good pay... and great benefits, vote for question seven. >> so many people are bundled up inside watching the nats game. >> >> the redskins game, the national game. >> no matter it was empty when i went out. >> it's great game one is there
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compared to the weather here. the baltimore game is delayed because of the weather here. here is the live super doppler seven. rain especially in frederick county south through frederick and down into leesburg. we have the right all along the capital beltway. a widely separated showers. . everywhere is damp. it is a pretty good light rain we have had. we have not had too much rain to show for it, up to 0.25 inches in spot. this is accompanied by some areas of drizzle and spotty light showers. 52 at reagan national after a high of 56. with the clouds and rain, we
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have had a four degree temperatures spread all day long. lusby, .25 king george, .24 inch. la plata, .1 inch. down to 47 degrees. this will be the coldest night we have experienced thus far in fall. we have some areas of low pressure along that boundary stirring up the atmosphere giving us that rain early today. speaking of energy, we have another batch of upper level energy in the atmosphere over oklahoma and parts of texas. you can see some light rain developing and that will track our way into washington and make its way here tomorrow to give us another cloudy day and areas of light rain. not as widespread, necessarily but there will be some showers late in the day tomorrow.
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despite four days in a row of 80 degrees, its october. frost advisory for the counties in dark blue and a freeze warning for garrett county and western allegany the. here's how cold i think it will get. out to the west in the suburbs widespread 30's tomorrow morning. my furnace kept on for the first time today. you will need it tonight and tomorrow. temperatures tomorrow does like today in the low to mid 50's about 15 degrees below normal. some light rain in the afternoon and evening tomorrow. probably about 0.1 inch tomorrow at best. warming up a little bit too close to average on wednesday low 70's. otherwise, overall, below
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average. >> and wednesday is the nats game. >> rg is3 something we are worried about tonight. >> is a mild concussion is an issue. -- rg3 is an issue. take away his toys and he'll play with a stick. take away their bikes and they'll still find a way to get where they're going. but if take you away early childhood education...
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of >> between lotus sports desk. brought to you by your local -- >> the toyota sports desk. brought to you by your local toyota dealers. >> let's recap how it happened. 2nd quarter -- makes an amazing
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play. goes 28 yards. gets some speed, goes into the crowd. possible momentum change here. billy cundiff -- will he have a job tomorrow? they could be up 10-0, but no. tying the game at 7. holding it's breath on this play. trying to get the first down -- and boom. he lands a huge hit. take another look. he was down for quite a while. it was careful afterwards. they say he has a mild concussion, according to mike shanahan. falcons taking a 14-10 lead. he throws to santana moss going for a 77-yard touchdown.
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tied at 17. late in the 4th hand off up the middle. 24-17, falcons. he's a rookie. he's not rg3. picked off. skins lose 24-17 and all everyone is talking about is the health of robert griffin 111. >> i don't know what happened in my quarterback. i don't know what they diagnosed him with. >> i did not want to bother him. i told them to keep me posted. >> i was in pursuit. i wanted to get him out of bounds. i just tried to get a hit on him. unfortunately he left the game. i wish the best him. >> you never want to see a quarterback go down, especially
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someone of that caliber who can help us win the day. we did, make sure everything is ok with him. my thoughts go out to him. >> it's safe to say post-season jitters got the best of the nats starter. wainwright 10 strike outs in 5 and 2/3 innings. top of the 8, 2 on, 2 out. getting it down. soft liner to right. nats taking the lead winning 3- 2. game two is tomorrow afternoon at 4:30. orioles and yankees are in a rain delay [ male announcer ]
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who will raise taxes on the middle class? according to an independent non-partisan study, barack obama and the liberals will raise taxes on the middle class by $4,000. the sa organizatsaion says the plan from mitt romney and common sense conservatives is "not a tax hike on the middle class." want proof? read the non-partisann study for yourselelf at obama and his liberal allies? we can't afford four more years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >> tonight, going to get cold.
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